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Eric Arnold MAY

Regimental number4086
Place of birthMyrtleford Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWaratah Wc, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W May, Blessington Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Orontes on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'(Polygon Wood 20-21 September 1917) Great coolness and devotion to duty throughout [the] whole operation, while commanding Lewis M.G. Section.'
Recommendation date: 7 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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